Bringing front-row, free access to the performing arts, UCTV has launched a new Arts Channel. The self-funded UCTV Arts aims to create 12 to 18 original programs at UC San Diego, spotlighting artists and musicians who otherwise may not have a platform to share their work and stories.
Visual & Performing Arts
UC San Diego Distinguished Professor of Music Anthony Davis has been inducted into the Opera Hall of Fame. The honor comes on the heels of an immensely successful production of “X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X” at the Met Opera, a work he composed 37 years ago, and which drew packed houses.
Hosts and performers for the 2024 season of Intersections, presented by UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies, include San Diego artists and arts leaders who have won Grammy Awards, toured with famous acts worldwide and brought talent to some of the region's most beloved music venues.
An art exhibit exploring AI and non-human consciousness opens with the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute Thursday, January 25 in Atkinson Hall.
A solo exhibition of media artist Lauren Lee McCarthy’s work will open at UC San Diego’s Mandeville Art Gallery on March 2—the largest presentation of the internationally acclaimed artist’s work to date in the United States.
Lisa Portes recently joined UC San Diego to become chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance. A highly regarded Cuban American director, educator, advocate and leader, Portes’s aim is to promote a new theater narrative that expands our understanding of what it means to be human.
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